Hidden Gems in the Everglades

We teamed up with adventure photographer and The National Parks Girl blogger Sonja Saxe to give you an up-close look at Everglades National Park and the area’s most popular—and under-the-radar—attractions. Discover some of South Florida’s best-kept secrets—from scenic airboat tours and alligator farms to craft breweries and barbecue joints.

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Big Cypress Gallery

Discover local photographer Clyde Butcher and his beautiful landscapes

Get inspired for your outdoor adventure with artist Clyde Butcher’s large-format, black-and-white photography, which highlights the natural beauty of the area. Behind the gallery, you can take a scenic eco-swamp tour through Big Cypress National Preserve.

Coopertown The Original Airboat Tour

Explore the depths of the Everglades

Most of the Everglades is comprised of swamplands only accessible by boat. Family-owned Coopertown Airboat Tours let you visit the deepest corners of the park to see wildlife—including gators—and learn all about the area’s history.

In partnership with National Parks Conservation Association, Travelodge encourages the preservation of our country’s natural landmarks—giving you more opportunities to explore. We proudly support NPCA’s conservation and restoration efforts that allow park visitors to enjoy the great outdoors. NPCA members can enjoy up to 20% off our Best Available Rate at participating hotels. After you complete your stay, we'll donate 5% to NPCA.*

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